Government's structural reform 2013-2015

On 29 August 2013, the Government agreed on a structural reform programme geared to boost the growth potential of the economy and reduce the sustainability gap.

The structural reform aims at bridging the severe financing gap of public services and benefits. The Government seeks to boost the employment rate, economic growth and productivity of public service provision.

The programme consists of reforms which together are to close the sustainability gap.

Schedule

28.8.2014 Prime Minister Stubb's Government agreed on the budget proposal for 2015. At the same time, the Government decided on measures to strengthen the implementation of the Structural Policy Programme and outlined the future of the metropolitan authority.

3.4.2014 The Government reached agreement on the general government fiscal plan and central government spending limits for 2015–2018.

24. ja 25.3.2014 Government talks on general government fiscal plan including decisions on central government spending limits and structural policy measures.

17.3.2014 Structural Policy Programme steering group, chaired by State Secretary Martti Hetemäki, submitted to the Cabinet Committee on Economic Policy its estimate whether the programme can be implemented in the manner decided by the Government, with a proposal for further measures.

11.12.2013 Government statement to Parliament on the implementation of the Structural Policy Programme (in Finnish)

29.11.2013 The Government decided on the implementation of the Structural Policy Programme.

4.9.2013 Prime Minister’s announcement on the Government's  Structural Policy Programme (in Finnish)

29.8.2013 Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen's Government agreed on a structural reform programme geared to boost the growth potential of the economy and reduce the sustainability gap. The programme was prepared by a working group chaired by State Secretary Martti Hetemäki.